Sandy Brook at Dyers lane


Current River Level: 0.007m, steady

Below normal for this location

Current level recorded at 5:30am, Monday 23rd July BST
(4:30am, Monday 23rd July GMT)

Change from previous measurement: 0.000m
(recorded at 4:00pm, Sunday 22nd July BST)

The normal level of the Sandy Brook at Dyers lane in average weather conditions is between -0.03m and 0.23m. It has been between these levels for at least 151 days in the past year.

The usual range of the Sandy Brook at Dyers lane in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.02m and 1.13m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The highest level ever recorded at the Sandy Brook at Dyers lane is 0.50m, reached on Sunday 6th August 2017 at 8:45pm.

  • Monitoring Station: Dyers lane
  • Environment Agency Location ID: 698106
  • Watercourse: Sandy Brook
  • Operational Area: Crossens System
  • Catchment Area: Alt and Crossens
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Douglas Group
  • Environment Agency Region: North West
  • Nearest Town/Village: Ormskirk
  • Local Authority: West Lancashire
  • Ceremonial County: Lancashire
  • Latitude: 53.563325
  • Longitude: -2.888611
  • OS Grid Reference: SD4124007781

Nearby Monitoring Locations

There are no other monitoring stations on the Sandy Brook
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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Crossens area
Low lying land from Ormskirk to Southport including, Banks, Birkdale, Brown Edge, Mere Brow and Scarisbrick

No current or recent warnings.

Upper River Douglas.
The River Douglas from Horwich Star Vale to Appley Bridge including Addlington, Blackrod, Wigan, Standish, and Gathurst

No current or recent warnings.

Whinney Brook and Dovers Brook at Maghull, Area A
The lowest lying properties nearest to Whinney Brook on Hall Lane, Damfield Lane, Eastway, Newelyn Avenue and Foxhouse Lane.

No current or recent warnings.

Whinney Brook and Dovers Brook at Maghull, Area C
Properties on or just off A59, Hall Lane, Fouracres, Maricourt School, Brook Rd, Station Rd, Sefton Lane & Old Racecourse Rd.

No current or recent warnings.

River Alt
River Alt and other watercourses from Huyton to Hightown including, Kirkby, Fazakerley, Maghull, Formby, Aughton, Sefton and Lunt

No current or recent warnings.

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